Appointed General Manager
At Ocean Key Resort & Spa in Key West - FL, USA
Heinrich Morio rejoins Noble House Hotels & Resorts from his most recent appointment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where he functioned as Chief Hospitality Advisor to the Office of Royal Private Affairs. A dual U.S. and German national, Morio draws from an impressive hospitality career spanning more than 40 years of experience in some of the world's most renowned luxury hotels and resorts - gaining international expertise at notable properties including the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten in Hamburg, Hotel Plaza Athenee in New York, The Peninsula in Beverly Hills and Turnberry Isle in South Florida.
Further refining his leadership skills, Morio served as general manager to legendary, five-star properties ranging from bespoke island retreats - such as The Ocean Club on Paradise Island in The Bahamas, Little Palm Island Resort & Spa in the Florida Keys and One&Only Le Touessrok in Mauritius - as well as ultra-luxury properties throughout the U nited Arab Emirates, including the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Palazzo Versace Dubai and famed Burj Al Arab Jumeirah in Dubai.
A graduate of Florida International University, he fell in love with the Florida Keys during his studies, and is happy to return for a second time. Accompanied by his wife, Stephanie, and a proud father of two adult children, Matthew and Margaux, of whom live in Dubai and New Jersey, respectively.
Nestled between Key West Harbor and Mallory Square, where historic Duval Street begins the old town experience is Ocean Key Resort & Spa, a luxurious oceanfront property located in the heart of Key West. Overlooking the pristine waters where the Gulf of Mexico meets the Atlantic Ocean, Ocean Key Resort & Spa embodies the charm, energy and eclectic vibe of Key West, while offering the perfect balance of excitement, relaxation and luxury with 100 deluxe rooms and suites, warm breezes and breathtaking views that inspire and energize. The resort fea tures Hot Tin Roof, a AAA Four-Diamond Award restaurant; Sunset Pier, a lively outdoor bar offering waterfront dining and libations; and the resort's luxurious spa, SpaTerre. Ocean Key Resort & Spa captures the elegance and sophistication of Key West island living.
With a philosophy that emphasizes "location, distinction and soul," Noble House Hotels & Resorts reflects the appearance of individuality. Identifying each property for its culture and appeal, Noble House is unwavering in its dedication to create and manage unique, quality properties that reflect and make profound contributions to their communities, staying true to the local history, culture and ambiance that defines each region.